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Android Malware Can Infect Users Through Ad Networks

android.malware-1Android Malware is back in the news today, and this time it comes courtesy of the folks from the security firm Palo Alto Networks who have found a new flaw via mobile ad networks. Everyone knows what Malware is, and it can be delivered to your Android device in a number of sneaky ways. The latest is through mobile ad networks – you know all th...

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25 000 Smartphones Infected With Android Malware From Google Play

android malware Dr. Web, a Russian based internet security company just announced that over 25 000 smartphones got exposed to Android  malware after downloading infected apps from Google Play, and that's pretty sad folks. This is becoming the new trend in hacking, the creation of malware infected Android apps which are then uploaded to Google Play. The sch...

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Famous Japanese Poker Player Arrested for Distributing Android Malware

android malware If you're a poker aficionado, you probably heard about Masaaki Kagawa, a celebrity poker player from Japan who won over $1.5 million in poker tournaments all around the world and apparently made himself a new career in distributing Android malware. Just a few days ago, Mr. Masaaki was arrested by the Japanese police under the suspicion that ...

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Android Malware Discovered by F-Secure, Capable of Stealing Passwords

Android Malware New Android Malware has been discovered, it is known as "USB cleaver" and it's a sneaky one this time. You may ask yourself why is this different from your regular malicious software infecting your digital belongings Well, the new Android Malware is capable of infecting both your smartphone and your laptop/personal computer. And its final goal i...

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Most advanced Android malware threat yet: Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a

Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.aA security firm posted information about a new Android Trojan that appears unlike anything seen before when it comes to complexity and the number of malicious actions it’s able to perform.Called Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a, the malware is compared to malicious threats that usually target Windows, not Android. The new malware uses several exploits, ...

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Scary New Android Malware That Is Very Difficult To Delete

waving android background by the3dleopard d4lgj2dA new Android virus has been discovered and it seems to be the most dangerous and sophisticated piece of malware researchers have seen on the Android operating system. The virus has more in common with Windows type infections than anything previously known on Android. New more malicious types of trojans are finding their way onto Android / ...

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Trojan Horse Android Malware Disguised as Legit App found in Google Play Store

android malware The well known security company Webroot discovered the latest kind of Android malware posing as a legit app in Google's Play Store. This is a new breed of malware, because this time is hiding in plain sight. The malicious app is called Android TechnoReaper, this is its "street name" and it disguises itself under legitimate Android apps. Google Pl...

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Android Malware Steals Passwords from Personal Computers

Android Malware New Android Malware has been discovered, it is known as "USB cleaver" and it's a sneaky one this time. You may ask yourself why is this different from your regular malicious software infecting your digital belongings Well, the new Android Malware is capable of infecting both your smartphone and your laptop/personal computer. And its final goal i...

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Beware of Android Apps Containing Malware Used To Mine Crytpocurrencies

android Android Apps Containing Malware According to Trend Micro, a Cyber Security company, millions of Android apps were downloaded, containing malware used to mine virtual coins, such as Dogecoin, Casinocoin and Litecoin. Some of those apps were actually downloaded from the Google Play Store and they contained a hidden mining code inside; when inst...

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You Should Avoid the Fake Grand Theft Auto 5 Android App as It May Contain Malware

grand theft auto 5 If you're an Android user, fair warning : you should avoid downloading and installing the Grand Theft Auto 5 app as it may be very dangerous for your device. That, of course, if you're not 100% absolutely sure that this is the "real thing", so pay extra attention folks. You must be aware that there may be thousands of Rockstar's iFruit app i...

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3000 Vodafone HTC Magic Android smartphones infected with malware – Mobile Burn

UberGizmo (blog)3000 Vodafone HTC Magic Android smartphones infected with malwareMobile BurnNow, as many has 3000 Android powered HTC Magic devices have been infected with the Conficker worm, Mariposa botnet, and a Lineage (game) password stealer, ...Vodafone: 3000+ HTC Magic Phones InfectedTom's GuideVodafone says 3000 HTC Magics hit by Mariposa b...

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Malware found on HTC Android phone from Vodafone – CNET

Online Latest News (blog)Malware found on HTC Android phone from VodafoneCNETSecurity firm Panda says it found several types of malware on an HTC Magic on an Android-based device from Vodafone. ...Vodafone sold an Android smartphone infected with MariposaThe HMariposa Botnet Malware Found On Vodaphone HTC MagicInformationWeekMalware found on out-of...

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Android WebView Vulnerability Reported by AVG Expert

android The well known web security company AVG recently announced their latest discovery : a critical vulnerability in Android's WebView that may allow a hacker to install malware on your droid device. WebView is an essential feature in Android (or iOS for that matter) that enables your apps to display your content from the online resources and als...

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Android Firefox Zero Day Exploit on Sale by Russian Hacker

android A Russian black-hat hacker that goes under the name of "fil9" just created a Zero Day exploit for Android Firefox and more than that, he let it go out in the wild, by putting it on sale in an Open Exploit market. According to its creator, this Zero Day vulnerability in the Firefox for droids works for the 23-24-26 (Nightly) versions of the b...

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Hesperbot, The New Banking Trojan Infects Android Smartphones

hesperbot ESET, the company behind the well known NOD32 anti-virus software, just announced their latest discovery : Hesperbot, a new and very effective banking trojan, that targets people who use online banking in order to gain access to their accounts. The nasty part about this new malware is its design, which is able to circumvent the mobile multi ...

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FBI is Using the Dark Side of the Force for Turning Your Android Smartphone Into a Surveillance Device

android If you're a frequent visitor of Android-Apps.com it's a logical conclusion that you're using some sort of a smart device running on Android OS. But what you probably don't know is the fact that the FBI (and probably other Government agencies) is using your Android precious against you, without your knowledge and consent. This is not a conspirac...

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Android for Beginners: How to Avoid Trojans on your Smartphone

cyberhacker keyboardA few days ago came the news of a new vulnerability in Android - the Master Key - one of the greatest threats so far, affecting 99% of devices. The information came through a laboratory study by Bluebox Security, who also has an application that tells you whether your smartphone is affected. In light of this study's findings, we have compiled ...

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Android Master Key Makes 99% Of Android Devices Vulnerable

cyberhacker keyboardSecurity is often the paramount concern for many of today's tech savvy users, and the same applies to the mobile world, too. Just before you wonder how secure the Android operating system is, hold on to your seats as we reveal a shocker - Bluebox Security claims that they have discovered what they call the Android ‘master key' that could even...

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Android Vulnerability Discovered Allows Hackers to Modify Apps

Android Vulnerability     Once again, it looks like nothing is safe anymore on the Internet, as yet another Android Vulnerability was discovered, revealing that all our Android running devices are vulnerable to a flaw in the Matrix. This Android Vulnerability may allow a hacker to gain full access over your device, i.e. making calls,sending SMS ...

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Cryptographic bug in Android lets hackers create malicious apps with system access

cryptographic binary codeSecurity researchers have found a bug in Android which allows them to create malicious Android apps which appear to be genuine with the correct digital signatures. In computing, digital signatures allow any piece of data, including an app, to be checked to see that it is genuine and actually comes from the author. Now, due to a bug in Android, it i...

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Android Trojan Found by Kaspersky, Bad like Jesse James

Android Trojan Kaspersky Labs, the well known antivirus software maker, recently announced the discovery of a very tricky Android Trojan, a malware codenamed Obama Obad. Obad stands for Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad and it is the most sophisticated, complex and tricksy bastard we have ever seen yet. With the advancements in mobile technology, now the smart phones ha...

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AppGratis brings their Free App a Day Service to Android

AppGratis Android Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of AppGratis. It may have been pulled on iOS, but yesterday morning AppGratis arrived on Google Play. Ready to get some free Android Apps? AppGratis's goal is to bring you a free Android App or game every day along with deep discounts. So how does it work? Well, you just need to d...

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18 million Android Devices to be Infected in 2013

Recently we came across a report in which an antivirus company stated that there is a chance that 18 million devices will be infected with malware in the upcoming year. The report originated from Lookout Mobile which is a fairly popular antivirus in the Android market. Today we came across another report from the more famous Eset. The company sta...

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Malware Superhero

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MalwareSuperhero is an antivirus and security app for protecting your android smartphone or tablet.It scans every app you install for malware and viruses and constantly keeps you safe.MalwareSuperhero...

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Virus Shield Defender is a mobile security tool that is able to detect risky apps that are installed on your system, with our database of known malicious apps.Don't wait until your phone is infected!V...

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ANDROID ANTI VIRUS - Protects your Android mobile phone or tablet against viruses, malware and spyware.=========================================================Upgrade to the more powerful Android Ant...

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5 Awesome Privacy Android Apps

Smartphones continue to gain popularity world-wide, and no operating system has seen more explosive growth than Android's OS. It's based on the same Linux kernel that's used in desktop PCs, and in itself is just as secure. However, the more data that is transmitted through the Internet through these devices, the greater the privacy and security con...

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